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Presidents Trump, Macron solidify political bromance with state visit

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Their relationship began with a show of machismo –- an extended, white-knuckle handshake on their first meeting last year in Belgium. Emmanuel Macron had reportedly studied Donald Trump’s style of domineering power-grabbing handshakes, apparently prepared to avoid   ... Read More

Sessions told White House counsel he would consider resigning if Rosenstein were fired, sources say

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a phone conversation with White House counsel Don McGahn he would consider resigning if President Donald Trump were to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, sources familiar with the matter confirms   ... Read More

‘The next generation is us’: Chicago teen hopes to change community, gun policy through voting

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- Arieyanna Williams remembers being 9 years old and staring at the two bloody handprints on a wall near the front door of her aunt’s home in Chicago.She pressed one of her small palms against   ... Read More

EPA chief recorded a single, one-hour meeting on day 1 of Morocco trip

Jason Andrew/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) --  The Environmental Protection Agency has released new details about Administrator Scott Pruitt's schedule in Morocco last year that show he was scheduled for only one meeting on the first day of the costly trip.The   ... Read More

Missouri Gov. Greitens charged with second felony

Cristina M. Fletes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS via Getty Images(ST. LOUIS) -- Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been charged with felony computer tampering related to his alleged use of a donor list from his veterans’ charity for his 2016 gubernatorial campaign,   ... Read More

Coons announces opposition to Pompeo, cuts off path to favorable committee vote

Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Chris Coons, a Delaware Democrat, announced Friday that he will not vote to support the nomination of Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state, officially closing the door on Pompeo’s   ... Read More

Strong fundraising numbers boost Senate Democrats in battle to control upper chamber

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Most Democratic Senate candidates brought in strong fundraising hauls for the first quarter of 2018, the latest reports show, a positive sign for a party defending multiple seats and leaving some Republicans playing catch up in   ... Read More

DHS confirms agreement with California on Guard troops despite Trump objections

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- The Trump administration and California have reached an agreement that the state's National Guard will deploy only in support of the U.S. Border Patrol, according to a Homeland Security official, despite President Donald Trump complaining that   ... Read More

Read Former FBI Director James Comey’s memos

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department on Thursday turned over to Congress declassified copies of former FBI director James Comey's memos - his contemporaneous notes about his conversations and encounters with President Donald Trump before he was fired last   ... Read More

DNC files federal lawsuit against Russia, Trump campaign and associates

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Democratic National Committee named the Russian government, the Trump campaign, Trump family members, WikiLeaks and others Friday in a sweeping lawsuit making a detailed case for collusion between the Russians and Trump campaign operatives.

“No   ... Read More

Rosenstein told Trump he’s not a target of investigation of his personal lawyer: Sources

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Embattled Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told President Donald Trump a week ago that he is not a target of the investigation of his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, two sources close to Trump told ABC   ... Read More

In memos, Comey describes Trump’s reactions to dossier, concerns over Flynn

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In newly released copies of memos written by James Comey, the former FBI director describes what he says were Donald Trump's strenuous and repeated objections to claims that prostitutes visited his Moscow hotel room in   ... Read More

Appeals court rules against Trump administration sanctuary city policy

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A federal appeals court upheld a nationwide injunction that blocked the Trump administration from linking a federal grant program to cooperation with immigration enforcement Thursday.

The program, known as the Byrne JAG grant, is the   ... Read More

Pompeo faces unprecedented Senate opposition for top US diplomat spot

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, CIA director Mike Pompeo, is facing stiff opposition to his becoming the nation's top diplomat - and it may be unprecedented.

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is   ... Read More

Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani joining Trump legal team along with others

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump has expanded his legal team and hired an old friend, former New York city Mayor Rudy Giuliani, ABC News has confirmed — a move which comes on the heels of shake-ups   ... Read More

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Presidents Trump, Macron solidify political bromance with state visit

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Their relationship began with a show of machismo –- an extended, white-knuckle handshake on their first meeting last year in Belgium. Emmanuel Macron had reportedly studied Donald Trump’s style of domineering power-grabbing handshakes, apparently prepared to avoid   ... Read More

Sessions told White House counsel he would consider resigning if Rosenstein were fired, sources say

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a phone conversation with White House counsel Don McGahn he would consider resigning if President Donald Trump were to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, sources familiar with the matter confirms   ... Read More

‘The next generation is us’: Chicago teen hopes to change community, gun policy through voting

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- Arieyanna Williams remembers being 9 years old and staring at the two bloody handprints on a wall near the front door of her aunt’s home in Chicago.She pressed one of her small palms against   ... Read More

EPA chief recorded a single, one-hour meeting on day 1 of Morocco trip

Jason Andrew/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) --  The Environmental Protection Agency has released new details about Administrator Scott Pruitt's schedule in Morocco last year that show he was scheduled for only one meeting on the first day of the costly trip.The   ... Read More

Missouri Gov. Greitens charged with second felony

Cristina M. Fletes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS via Getty Images(ST. LOUIS) -- Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been charged with felony computer tampering related to his alleged use of a donor list from his veterans’ charity for his 2016 gubernatorial campaign,   ... Read More

Coons announces opposition to Pompeo, cuts off path to favorable committee vote

Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Chris Coons, a Delaware Democrat, announced Friday that he will not vote to support the nomination of Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state, officially closing the door on Pompeo’s   ... Read More

Strong fundraising numbers boost Senate Democrats in battle to control upper chamber

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Most Democratic Senate candidates brought in strong fundraising hauls for the first quarter of 2018, the latest reports show, a positive sign for a party defending multiple seats and leaving some Republicans playing catch up in   ... Read More

DHS confirms agreement with California on Guard troops despite Trump objections

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- The Trump administration and California have reached an agreement that the state's National Guard will deploy only in support of the U.S. Border Patrol, according to a Homeland Security official, despite President Donald Trump complaining that   ... Read More

Read Former FBI Director James Comey’s memos

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department on Thursday turned over to Congress declassified copies of former FBI director James Comey's memos - his contemporaneous notes about his conversations and encounters with President Donald Trump before he was fired last   ... Read More

DNC files federal lawsuit against Russia, Trump campaign and associates

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Democratic National Committee named the Russian government, the Trump campaign, Trump family members, WikiLeaks and others Friday in a sweeping lawsuit making a detailed case for collusion between the Russians and Trump campaign operatives.

“No   ... Read More

Rosenstein told Trump he’s not a target of investigation of his personal lawyer: Sources

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Embattled Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told President Donald Trump a week ago that he is not a target of the investigation of his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, two sources close to Trump told ABC   ... Read More

In memos, Comey describes Trump’s reactions to dossier, concerns over Flynn

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In newly released copies of memos written by James Comey, the former FBI director describes what he says were Donald Trump's strenuous and repeated objections to claims that prostitutes visited his Moscow hotel room in   ... Read More

Appeals court rules against Trump administration sanctuary city policy

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A federal appeals court upheld a nationwide injunction that blocked the Trump administration from linking a federal grant program to cooperation with immigration enforcement Thursday.

The program, known as the Byrne JAG grant, is the   ... Read More

Pompeo faces unprecedented Senate opposition for top US diplomat spot

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, CIA director Mike Pompeo, is facing stiff opposition to his becoming the nation's top diplomat - and it may be unprecedented.

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is   ... Read More

Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani joining Trump legal team along with others

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump has expanded his legal team and hired an old friend, former New York city Mayor Rudy Giuliani, ABC News has confirmed — a move which comes on the heels of shake-ups   ... Read More

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